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Dictionary entry overview: What does stanch mean?
• STANCH (verb)
The verb STANCH has 1 sense:
1. stop the flow of a liquid
Familiarity information: STANCH used as a verb is very rare.
Dictionary entry details
|Sense 1||stanch [BACK TO TOP]|
Stop the flow of a liquid
Verbs of size, temperature change, intensifying, etc.
staunch the blood flow / them the tide
Hypernyms (to "stanch" is one way to...):
check (arrest the motion (of something) abruptly)
Somebody ----s something
Something ----s something
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